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City of Sydney

Population summary

Between 2011 and 2036, the population for the City of Sydney is forecast to increase by 142,616 persons (77.81% growth), at an average annual change of 2.33%.

This table summarises the population for the City of Sydney and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2011 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
City of SydneyForecast yearChange between 2011 and 2036
Area201120162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
City of Sydney183,281215,551248,213277,427302,943325,897+142,616+2.33
CBD - Harbour8,3508,60511,25614,08816,09217,869+9,519+3.09
Chinatown - CBD South16,67118,43523,36725,66327,12228,667+11,996+2.19
Crown - Baptist Streets22,09722,70724,62326,42227,42828,301+6,203+0.99
Glebe Point Road20,17024,25627,36027,57427,71228,169+7,999+1.35
Green Square - City South20,03733,32941,37651,01661,57073,860+53,824+5.36
Harris Street17,80319,78520,24322,75925,66026,274+8,471+1.57
King Street19,35120,58825,13028,30629,90431,491+12,140+1.97
Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo19,45320,16720,80521,16121,62121,833+2,380+0.46
Oxford Street18,22319,49320,04420,43620,83821,133+2,910+0.59
Redfern Street21,12628,18434,00940,00344,99448,299+27,173+3.36

Population and household forecasts, 2011 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, December 2016.